As of 8/31/2021

 Share
Price
NAVPremium/
Discount
Current$8.77$8.94-1.90%
52 Wk Avg$8.45$7.995.84%
52 Wk High$9.45$8.9515.19%
52 Wk Low$6.89$6.67-2.13%
Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
Distribution Rate7.75%
Distribution Amount$0.1700
Distribution FrequencyQuarterly

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Investment Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investment primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities. Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc. is a multi-managed fund focused on small, mid and large-capitalization growth stocks. Its portfolio includes common stocks, and short-term investments, including repurchase agreements. The Fund invests in various sectors, including information technology, industrials, consumer discretionary, healthcare, financials, energy, consumer staples, materials and telecommunication services.

Capital Structure

As of 8/31/2021

Total Investment Exposure:$381.229M
Total Common Assets:$381.229M
Common Shares Outstanding:42,643,103
Leverage

As of 4/1/2019

Preferred Share Assets:
Total Debt (USD): $1.375M
Regulatory Leverage (USD):
Effective Leverage (USD): $1.375M
Effective Leverage (%): 0.62%
Annual Expense Ratios

As of 12/31/2020

  Per Common Share
Management Fees0.80%
Other Expenses:0.40%
Baseline Expense: N/A
Interest Expense:N/A
Total: 1.20%
Fund Management

Fund Sponsor
ALPS Advisors Inc

Portfolio Managers
Matthew A. Weatherbie, George P. Fraise, Todd W. Solomon

Basics
Category: Equity-U.S. Equity
Ticker: ASG
NAV Ticker: XASGX
Average Daily Volume (shares): 195,387
Average Daily Volume (USD): $1.647M
Inception Date: 3/14/1986
Inception Share Price: $10.00
Inception NAV: $9.35
Tender Offer: No
Term: No
Fiscal Year End: December 31
Third Party Links & Reports

As of 8/31/2021

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Distribution History

Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

*Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

Key Information Regarding Distributions
Avg. Earnings Per Share:
As of 12/31/2020
-$0.0259
Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
As of 8/31/2021
7.61%
Total Return on NAV (12 months):
As of 8/31/2021
39.04%
Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
As of 8/31/2021
0.62%
Premium/Discount Information

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Premium/Discount Information

As of 8/31/2021

PeriodAvg Discount
6 Month4.83%
1 Year5.84%
3 Year0.77%
5 Year-1.11%
Z-Score

As of 8/31/2021

PeriodZStat
3 Month-1.24
6 Month-1.45
1 Year-1.88
Pricing History

from  

Date NAV Premium / Discount
Calendar Year Total Returns

As of 8/31/2021
Category: Morningstar US CEF US Equity

Past 20 Years

Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
YTD13.34%13.84%21.30%18.39%
202046.65%44.76%8.80%9.76%
201960.66%35.56%32.25%27.32%
2018-8.75%-1.89%-11.89%-10.13%
201744.58%27.89%22.72%19.06%
2016-0.24%4.07%13.79%12.38%
20153.85%1.19%-7.45%-6.29%
2014-2.32%2.11%24.05%7.38%
201347.97%38.28%37.23%30.01%
201213.95%13.77%16.19%14.79%
2011-4.31%-1.41%-2.63%-1.36%
201035.48%21.53%22.35%18.15%
200940.38%32.21%50.91%28.82%
2008-51.14%-40.64%  
200723.43%17.29%  
200610.28%5.59%  
2005-9.27%4.75%  
20047.23%7.16%  
200350.08%33.35%  
2002-32.98%-27.68%  
20010.75%-14.20%  

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Annualized Total Returns

Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

As of 8/31/2021
Category: Morningstar US CEF US Equity

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Portfolio Characteristics
Number of Holdings:
As of 3/31/2021
119
Annual Portfolio Turnover:
As of 12/31/2020
55.00%
Asset Allocation

As of 3/31/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

Top Sectors

As of 3/31/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

Sector%Portfolio
Sensitive (Super Sector)41.93%
Cyclical (Super Sector)29.44%
Defensive (Super Sector)27.23%
Technology25.14%
Healthcare22.76%
Financial Services13.09%
Consumer Cyclical11.88%
Industrials11.75%
Consumer Defensive4.47%
Communication Services4.10%
Top Holdings

As of 3/31/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

HoldingValue% Portfolio
Progyny Inc$6.86M1.99%
Chegg Inc$6.72M1.95%
Upstart Holdings Inc Ordinary Shares$6.70M1.94%
Signature Bank$6.70M1.94%
FirstService Corp$6.70M1.94%
Natera Inc$6.00M1.74%
Amazon.com Inc$5.92M1.71%
UnitedHealth Group Inc$5.63M1.63%
Paylocity Holding Corp$5.62M1.63%
Microsoft Corp$5.55M1.61%
Country Allocation

As of 3/31/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

Country% Portfolio
United States - Equity94.39%
Canada - Equity2.05%
Netherlands - Equity1.26%
United Kingdom - Equity0.90%

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NOTES:

Distribution type sourced from Morningstar. In general, managed distributions may be sourced from net investment income, realized gains and return of capital. CEFConnect.com does not undertake to disclose specific information about closed-end fund distribution sources. For specific information about a funds distribution sources, visit the fund sponsors website.

The following information applies to closed-end funds in general: Fund shares are not guaranteed or endorsed by any bank or other insured depository institution, and are not federally insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Shares of closed-end funds are subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of principal invested. There can be no assurance that fund objectives will be achieved. Closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their net asset value. NAV returns are net of fund expenses, and assume reinvestment of distributions.

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